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I have read alot about seting up Samba as a domain logon for windows clients with roaming profiles. What I am wondering is this: In order to roam your profile ...
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    Samba as PDC and roaming profiles question


    I have read alot about seting up Samba as a domain logon for windows clients with roaming profiles. What I am wondering is this:
    In order to roam your profile has to be copied from the server (Samba machine) to your local profile on the client. With excessive mailbox sizes this mustmake the log on really slow as a 500MB mailbox needs to be copied across each time a user log ons.

    Is this correct? Is there a way around this?

    cheers
    alans

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    Yeah. Disable roaming profiles, and just write a quick script to automount the user's home directory when they login.

    Roaming profiles are only useful when:
    A) EVERY machine you log into is the EXACT same (ie: dumb terminals)
    B) User's home directories are not very large
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    Quote Originally Posted by kode
    Yeah. Disable roaming profiles, and just write a quick script to automount the user's home directory when they login.

    Roaming profiles are only useful when:
    A) EVERY machine you log into is the EXACT same (ie: dumb terminals)
    B) User's home directories are not very large
    Can share the script? TIA.

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